Davidowitz: Racetracks ‘Have Failed To See The Problems They Have Created’

by | 07.01.2015 | 10:14am

In a piece for Gaming Today, Steve Davidowitz discusses the nature of the national racing season with regards to the horse shortage in America.

“In my own judgment, racetrack managers in most states have failed to see the problems they have created for themselves,” Davidowitz wrote. “Fact is, there are so many tracks open for so many months each year, the majority have had to cut down on the number of races they offer each day.”

He wants racing to aim for quality, and asks that track executives hold a meeting “in which they commit themselves toward more sensible scheduling that would work for all concerned.”

Davidowitz also talks about accessibility of workout videos in the interest of more information for handicappers. During the Triple Crown season, clips of the major contenders' breezes are readily available. “Why not make accessible every workout session at every track for public viewing on that track's website?” he asks.

Read more at Gaming Today

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